205 Broadway Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
707-477-6980
40 Years Experience Continually Serving the Bay Area

Glossary of Terms

Guardrail

- A railing that guards one from falling - typically 42" high with no opening thru which a 4" sphere might pass



Stair Rail

- A guard railing as above that also can serve as a handrail depending on height



Handrail

- A rigid material usually metal or wood that serves as a graspable surface to maintain one's balance when going up or down stairs usually 34"-38" off the stair nose line.



Newell Post

- A starting on ending vertical support



Pickets or Balusters

- Vertical pieces that form the interior of stair or guard rails



Lambs Tongue

- The graceful reverse bends and taper of the top rail at ends



Feet or Shoes

- Attachment points of railings at bottom




Pricing Information and Estimates

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